My reaction when I found out I was pregnant was not what you would expect

The day I found out I was pregnant wasn’t at all how I would have imagined it. I didn’t feel how I thought I would feel. I cried so much but not because I was happy, I was terrified. The circumstances were not ideal for a baby, the relationship wasn’t what a relationship should be … Continue reading My reaction when I found out I was pregnant was not what you would expect

Our not so perfect Christmas Photos

I had vision of the perfect Christmas photos with Gael. I wanted them to be in our home and as natural as possible. Well, they are in our home and very natural alright! Our photos are the opposite of the perfect holiday photos I've seen posted on social media lately and I'm okay with that. … Continue reading Our not so perfect Christmas Photos

#NaPhoPoMo 2013 Last Day: Look for the light

#Naphopomo is officially over and although I started a little late I'm proud of myself for posting 27 straight days. I really enjoyed the practice because it got me back into photography and on a regular routine of writing.  I have to thank the wonderful Karen Walrond for introducing me to Naphopomo and encouraging me … Continue reading #NaPhoPoMo 2013 Last Day: Look for the light

#NaPhoPoMo 2013 Day 26: Our Christmas tree

  Our mini Christmas tree is up! I'm not usually a Christmas kind of person but I'm really excited this year because is Gael's first. Last year I put up the tree because I was pregnant and this year he gets to see the light beam. The holidays are just so much nicer when you … Continue reading #NaPhoPoMo 2013 Day 26: Our Christmas tree

#NaPhoPoMo 2013 Day 24: Life changes

Last year life didn't look or feel like this. I'm thankful for the changes Gael has brought into my life and all the little things he helps me value. He brings a different perspective, humility, hope and love I've never experienced. I'm thankful for this every single day. The photo above is a tradition I … Continue reading #NaPhoPoMo 2013 Day 24: Life changes

#NaPhoPoMo 2013 Day 23: Lunch alone

Today I had lunch by myself.  This is a rarity for me nowadays. I used to do this all the time. Times have changed.  When you are a parent eating becomes a rushed activity even more so when you are doing the single parent thing.  I love eating with my little guy but I also … Continue reading #NaPhoPoMo 2013 Day 23: Lunch alone

#NaPhoPoMo 2013 Day 21: A gloomy day

Today was one of those days the weather fits the mood- cold, rainy and gloomy. There have been a few clouds that have made the last few days a bit of a struggle for me. Do you ever have days when things don't seem to go right? You try so hard to make things better … Continue reading #NaPhoPoMo 2013 Day 21: A gloomy day